Episode 14b - Interview with Genevieve Fortin
A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.
In this episode we talk about
- How interviewing Franco-American families in New England inspired Water’s Edge
- Her love for literature from ca. 1900 and the decadent movement’s exploration of sexuality
- Researching the social and economic circumstances of immigrant communities in late 19th century New England
- Cluing your historic characters in on their sexual possibilities
- Plans for a sequel and to center lesbian characters in the history of Quebec
- Water’s Edge by Genevieve Fortin. Bella Books, 2017 Get it on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- Monseiur Vénus by Rachilde
- Nana by Émile Zola. 1880.
- The Franco-Americans by Yves Roby. 2004 Get it on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
You can find Genevieve Fortin here
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